No village in Spain without a market! Smaller villages often have a vegetable market once a week, but the bigger the town, the bigger the party gets.
Xaló, the place named after the valley and river 'Jalón', has its own, famous rastro every Saturday morning: a kilometer of stalls with antiques, garden items, trinkets, local products, books ... you will never stop being amazed. Rastros like this are more common in the valley. But also enjoy the beautiful weekly markets with stalls full of fruits, plants, herbs, vegetables, artisanal cheeses, sausages, hams, pates, olive oil, wine and nuts. Often you can also find a combination of all products, supplemented with clothing, shoes and jewelry.
After a market morning it is nice to relax with a good cortado on a terrace, preferably with a view on the market. Here you can see the Spanish way of living as it has been for centuries: people greet each other extensively, have a chat and involve other acquaintances in the conversation. Lots of hand gestures and laughter - and just a hint: this is also common practice for customers on the one side, and salespeople on the other of a counter or booth. Especially on Saturday the past week, the weather and family matters are discussed extensively so take your time to enjoy yourself watching them!
Monday / Lunes:
Callosa d'en Sarrio – Plaza del Convent
Denia – On Calle Magallanes in the Explanada Torrequemada area, large market
La Nucia – Calle Joaquín Berenguer
Altea – Calle Filarmonica
Benissa – Parque Dolores Piera. This is a market with mainly second-hand items.
Jalón – Plaza de la Iglesia very small
Wednesday / Miercoles:
Benidorm – Avenida de L'Admirall Bernat de Sarrià and in Calle Goya
Calpe – Avenida País Valencia. An antique and second-hand market.
Thursday / Jueves:
Javea – Plaza de la Constitución
Friday / Viernes
Alfaz del Pi – Avenida de la Constitucion
Dénia – Calle Magallanes
Finestrat–La Cala–Calle Xaló
Moraira – Car Park Ctra. Moraira
Saturday / Sabado:
Alfaz del Pi – Finca Don Quijote, Avenida Carbonera. An antique and second-hand market.
Benidorm – Camping Benisol – Ctra. N332. An antique and second-hand market
Benissa – Calle Sant Josep
Calpe – Avenida Puerto de Santa Maria
Dénia – Explanada Cervantes. A craft market, held from April to October. In the spring from 12:00 to 20:00 and in the summer months from 18:00 to 24:00.
Jalón – This is a “rastro” an antique and second hand market and Farmersmarket
Sunday / Domingo:
Albir – Alfaz del Pi – Avenida del Albir, Albir.
Alfaz del Pi – Finca Don Quijote, Avenida Carbonera. This is an antique and second hand market.
Benidorm – Avenida de L'Admirall Bernat de Sarria
Benidorm – Camping Benisol – Ctra. N332. This is an antique and second hand market.
Dénia – Explanada Cervantes. This is a craft market, held from April to October. In the spring from 12:00 to 20:00 and in the summer months from 18:00 to 24:00.
El Verger - Poligono Industrial la Via, 03770 El Verger, rastro market and tourist market
La Nucia – Polígono Industrial l'Alberca. This is an antique and second hand market.
Pedrequer – Polígono Industrial Avenida de las Industrias